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Royals Away, Tourist Can Play

Royals Away, Tourist Can Play

If you have travelled to London as a tourist before you have almost certainly visited Buckingham Palace. Sadly for most people that visit ends at the entrance, stuck standing outside … Continue reading →

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Upcoming Art Shows in London

Upcoming Art Shows in London

Soundscapes: Listening to Paintings

The soundscapes exhibit at the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is a truly fascinating experience. Six paintings with accompanying loudspeakers form the base of the exhibit … Continue reading →

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Excellent Free Festivals in London

Excellent Free Festivals in London

London’s hipster haven comes alive at that exceptional Greenwich Vintage Fair on the Gardens, a treasure trove of vintage wares. There will be classically styled trucks selling delicious food and, … Continue reading →

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Saving Money on Travel

Saving Money on Travel

London is vast and beautiful and absolutely brimming with incredible places to go. It is no exaggeration to say that around every corner there is some new fantastic thing to … Continue reading →

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Budget Sightseeing: London by Bus

Budget Sightseeing: London by Bus

London is one of the most extraordinary cities you will ever have the pleasure of travelling through. In every direction you travel in this vast city, east end, west end, … Continue reading →

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Great Cinemas around London

Great Cinemas around London

Everyone loves a trip to the cinema. It’s the perfect way to spend an evening whether you are out on a date or wanting to keep the kids distracted for … Continue reading →

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Free entry at Portobello Film Festival in September 2015

Adressess: 3 Acklam Road, W10 5TY, 269 Portobello Road, W11 1LR, and 50 Golborne Road, W10 5PR

If you’re a fan of independent cinema, there’s only one place to be … Continue reading →

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Top tips for staying healthy on holiday

Top tips for staying healthy on holiday

You might spend much of the year watching your weight, but it’s all too easily to forget about your health when you go away on holiday. With nothing but leisure … Continue reading →

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Settle into The Cockpit for some fringe theatre

Address: The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, Marylebone, Greater London NW8 8EH

London is famed throughout the world for its West End theatres, where many of the world’s top stage performers have … Continue reading →

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Take a trip to London Wonderground at the Southbank Centre

Take a trip to London Wonderground at the Southbank Centre

Address: Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

The chances are you won’t have seen anything quite like London Wonderground before. It’s a packed programme of circus, cabaret and family entertainment, all … Continue reading →

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It’s raining, it’s pouring! 20 London activities for a wet day

It's raining, it's pouring! 20 London activities for a wet day

Only one thing can be guaranteed about the British weather: that there aren’t any guarantees. From wind and rain in the high summer, to crystal clear days in January, you’re … Continue reading →

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Solo London Fun

Solo London Fun

Are you alone in London? Are you looking for a fun way to enjoy this great city by yourself? London’s a big and exciting place to spend time, but when … Continue reading →

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